Virginia Hosts Longwood on Sunday
|Longwood Lancers (0-2, 0-0 Big South) at Virginia Cavaliers (3-0, 0-0 ACC)|
|Date and Time||Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015, 2 p.m. ET|
|Location||Charlottesville, Va. | John Paul Jones Arena|
|Media||| Listen Live|
|Additional Information||Ticket Information | Game Notes (.pdf) | 2015-16 Season Stats | 2015-16 Fact Book (.pdf)|
|Social Media||@UVAWBBHoops Twitter | Facebook | VirginiaWBB Instagram|
Nov. 21, 2015
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia women’s basketball team (3-0, 0-0 ACC) hosts Longwood (0-2, 0-0 Big South) on Sunday, Nov. 22 at 2 p.m. at John Paul Jones Arena.
All of the 2015-16 Virginia women’s basketball games – home and away – are available locally on NewsRadio 1070 WINA and streaming online at wina.com and VirginiaSports.com with Channing Poole calling the action.
Parking Note: Because of NCAA soccer on Sunday afternoon, parking at the University Hall lot will be $5. Free parking will be available at the Emmet/Ivy Garage. Parking Map
Virginia looks to start 4-0 for the fourth time in head coach Joanne Boyle’s five seasons at the helm. UVA began the 2011-12, 2012-13 and 2014-15 campaigns with four-straight wins.
The Cavaliers are coming off a 69-52 win at Auburn on Thursday night in which sophomore guard Aliyah Huland El (Randolph, N.J.) had the first 20-point scoring performance of the season by a Cavalier this season. Last season, four different Cavaliers had a combined 21 20-point performances. Huland El’s previous career high was 14 points against Florida State, one of six double-digit scoring efforts she had during her freshman season.
Huland El also was one of four Cavaliers to grab five or more rebounds at Auburn. It was the third-straight game of a balanced rebounding effort by the entire team. In the Norfolk State game, every single Cavalier in the game grabbed at least one rebound, a feat accomplished just four times last season and did not occur in a game in which every eligible UVA player saw time on the court as was the case against the Spartans.
Senior Faith Randolph (Derwood, Md.) scored 15 points in the win at Auburn. In the last two games, Randolph has scored a combined 32 points, making 11 field goals and assisting on eight more baskets.
Sophomore guard Mikayla Venson (Arlington, Va.) scored 14 points, her 10th-consecutive game finishing in double-digits.
Longwood is coming off back-to-back road losses at No. 9 Oregon State (110-45) and James Madison (88-30). The Lancers return 97-percent of their scoring from last season and 11 of 12 letÂ¬terwinners from the 2014-15 roster. Senior Raven Williams was named Second-Team Preseason All-Big South. Virginia is 10-4 all-time against the Lancers and has not lost to Longwood since March 2, 1978. Last year, the Cavaliers topped the Lancers, 91-49.
The Cavaliers will be spending Thanksgiving week competing at the Paradise Jam Tournament in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Virginia plays three games in three days against Green Bay (Thursday, Nov. 26), Rutgers (Friday, Nov. 27) and Tulane (Saturday, Nov. 28). Virginia’s next home game will be Wednesday, Dec. 2 when it hosts Iowa in the 2015 Big Ten/ACC Challenge.
Single-game ticket prices for all home games are $10 for Reserved seating, $8 for adult General Admission and $6 for youth (18 & under), senior (60 & over) and UVA faculty/staff General Admission. Fans may purchase home game tickets through the Virginia Athletics Ticket Office online at VirginiaSports.com, by phone and in person. The Virginia Athletics Ticket Office is located in Bryant Hall at Scott Stadium and open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Telephone purchases can be made by calling 1-800-542-UVA1 (8821) or locally at 434-924-UVA1 (8821).